Commercial Construction Superintendent
Minneapolis, MN US / St. Paul, MN US
Posted 59 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Construction Superintendent of Commerical Construction Trades

Job Purpose:
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of commercial construction.

Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities:
  • Examine and inspect work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and to ensure that plans and specifications are met.
  • Read specifications such as blueprints to determine construction requirements and to plan procedures.
  • Estimate material and worker requirements to complete jobs.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and schedule the activities of construction workers.
  • Will be a working superintendent performing finishing carpentry and some rough carpentry, depend on the size and scope of the project.
  • Confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments, and contractors in order to resolve problems and to coordinate activities.
  • Coordinate work activities with other construction project activities.
  • Order or requisition materials and supplies.
  • Locate, measure, and mark site locations and placement of structures and equipment, using measuring and marking equipment.
  • Record information such as personnel, production, and operational data on specified forms and reports.
  • Assign work to employees, based on material and worker requirements of specific jobs.
  • Provide assistance to workers engaged in construction, using hand tools and equipment.
  • Train workers in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures, and company policies.
  • Analyze worker and production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.
  • Arrange for repairs of equipment and machinery.
  • Suggest or initiate personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and hires.
Experience and Education:
  • High School Diploma, some college a plus.
  • Fifteen years experience in the construction trades supervising people and jobsites.
  • 6 years experience with finish carpentry and some rough carpentry.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction, remodel or repair to commercial buildings(i.e. religous facilities, financial institutes, manufacturing, office, warehouse...etc)
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Tools/Technology Required:
  • Need to be computer capable.  
  • Able to send and receive emails.
  • Use of hand tools and power tools.
  • Use of transit for buidling layout.
Tools/Technology Preferred: 
  • Able to operate forklifts, lulls, bobcats and small back hoes.
        Other Requirements                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Completed an aprenticeship.
  • Taken AGC Supervisory classes.
  • Have safety and first-aid training.
  • Be able to lift up to 50lbs repetitively.
  • Need valid drivers liscense and be able to drive to and from and between jobsites.
  • Will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
All candidates for employment will receive consideration regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status or status with regards to public assistance.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
15+ years
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